# Lesson 2 Represent Unit Fraction Multiplication

Let’s write expressions to represent multiplication of unit fractions.

## Warm-up Which One Doesn’t Belong: Diagrams

Which one doesn’t belong?

## Activity 1 Interpret Diagrams

Show

of the square. Shade of of the square. How much of the whole square is shaded? Show

of the square. Shade of of the square. How much of the whole square is shaded? How are the diagrams the same and how are they different?

## Activity 2 Write an Expression

## Problem 1

Priya shaded part of a square.

Explain or show how the expression

represents the area of the shaded piece. Explain or show how the expression

represents the area of the shaded piece.

## Problem 2

Write a multiplication expression to represent the area of the shaded piece. Be prepared to explain your reasoning.

How much of the whole square is shaded?

## Practice Problem

## Problem 1

Write an expression for how much of the square is shaded.

Find the value of your expression.